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Thor: Son of Asgard

(Thor: Son of Asgard #1-12)

3.39  ·  Rating details ·  203 Ratings  ·  24 Reviews
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* Thor: Son of Asgard #1-12

Explore the early ears of the God of Thunder in this adventure full of Marvel myth and magic! Join young Thor and his godly companions, Balder and Sif, as they travel the mystical land of Asgard on a quest of cosmic proportions. When Odin, the All-Father, sends his favorite son to gather four mystical elements that he will use to craft a
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Paperback, 296 pages
Published September 8th 2010 by Marvel Comics (first published May 2004)
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Michael
Feb 25, 2011 rated it really liked it
Props to Marvel for gathering up all 12 issues of Akira Yoshida's Thor:Son of Asgard in one volume. Yeah I know they also put out some two volume editions but at least we got the choice of getting the combined collection. Basically these stories retell some of the big stories and ideas from the classic Lee/Kirby Tales of Asgard that featured the teenage Thor but with all the archaic language stripped out, though Yoshida still can't resist a few utterances of "I say thee nay!!!" - If I was writin ...more
Jonathan Terrington
May 18, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels
To be honest of all the Marvel characters Thor has always seemed the one most out of place. After all among all kinds of ordinary human beings who become meta-human and alien beings where does a deity fit in?

That is what I loved about this graphic novel. Which ended far too quickly for my taste. It explored the idea of the realms of Asgard and Jotunheim as well as the other mythological places in a way that allowed me to accept them as belonging to merely a different part of time or space. That
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Abby
Jan 12, 2018 rated it did not like it
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Michael
Dec 24, 2014 rated it liked it
This series depicts the Marvel Comics superhero Thor, when he was a teenager, learning how to be the eventual ruler of Asgard. This first volume follows his path to become worthy to wield Mjolnir the mystic hammer that is his trademark as an adult. Many of Thor's supporting character get some nice play here as well, including Sif, the warrior-maiden who is Thor's beloved, Balder the Brave, Loki, Thor's mischievous foster brother, Amora the Enchantress and Brunhilda, the Valkyrie. Sif get some pa ...more
Jessica
May 22, 2011 rated it really liked it
Shelves: comics
First issue is very promising. The backgrounds are gorgeous!

The first arc is better than the later ones. Love seeing the young Thor, Sif, and Baldur adventure and interact. The art is continues to be spectacular with the environment, but there is a strange incompleteness in the forms at time. I still really like it, though.
Jonesylovesbeer
Jun 03, 2011 rated it really liked it
Great all ages comic, if you're looking to turn your kids on to comics but are worried about content, Son of Asgard is a great starting point. Also, for Thor fans, this is a clear love letter to Walt Simonson, the best who ever penned about the Odinson.
Jolene Haack
May 16, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: 125-2012
Interesting but a little too "Teamwork everyone, yay!!" for me.
Valerie,
Aug 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Love love love. I picked this one up again and its still my favourite. ^-^
Frederick Tan
Aug 22, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: graphic-novel
This is a refreshing story of a young Thor and his two companions Balder and Sif. They were send by Odin to find four mystical elements in order to forge an enchanted blade. Along the way, they finally found that working together help them solve their quest that much more easier.
Thor has also been fascinated with the uru hammer the mighty Mjolnir. No matter how hard he tried he has not been found worry to wield the mighty Mjolnir until when he came face to face with the goddess Hela. Starring d
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Christopher
May 30, 2018 rated it liked it
Thor as a teenager who has yet to wield Mjolnir. A fun arc showing Thor and Sif and Balder going on various quests and Thor attempting to prove himself worthy of wielding the mighty hammer. Some teenage-level drama (first kisses, magic love mirrors, etc) sprinkled with battle scenes but otherwise a fairly light dramatic read.

The coloring and writing are decent but the facial artwork is TERRIBLE. So much derp.
Maca Gomez
May 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Es interesante ver el comienzo del dios del trueno, la verdad. Más el ver como trabajó duro para conseguir su martillo al final. Sin duda alguna sigo amando la forma en que Marvel le da sentido, y una personalidad especial a cada uno de sus super héroes y este comic solo es una muestra más de ello.
Laifing
Mar 21, 2018 rated it it was ok
Record for the higher number of "cat fights" for cm2 in a comic book.
Joseph
Neat comic series for pretty much all ages. Great for fans of the latest Marvel "Avengers" films, and cool bits of back-story for those who have read the series for a while. Language isn't too tough for reluctant young readers (save perhaps the odd couple of Norse utterances, but I'm sure some adults would struggle with some of those mouthfuls), and the younger, "teen-aged" characters are a lot more relatable to this audience, too. Amidst the evil plots and fight scenes, there are a lot of good ...more
Shane Lobster
Feb 08, 2016 rated it really liked it
I read the first issue and it was good but not perfect for Marvel comics nowadays I thought it would follow along with the cinematic universe. But who am I to complain it WAS good but with keeping no spoilers that's basically all I can say. I recommend this book for kids and Adults who like the old style comics and not the film related comics.
Marcela
Jun 28, 2015 rated it liked it
Meh. This was a re-read for me after many years, and the male-gaze heavy art just doesn't hold up, or make a single bit of sense in a comic about teenagers. The writing was fine, though, so this is more of a 2.5.
Jenny
Mar 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I loved this! It's all about Thor's teenage years and friendship with Sif and Balder. I especially loved Brunhilde's role in the story too. After reading this I am even MORE against the idea of Thor ever being with Jane Foster. How can he not always be with Sif?
Timothy Boyd
Jan 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
Excellent story of the young gods of Asgard. Great story of Thor, Balder, Loki and Sif as they go on their first adventures. Art and story are very well done. Very recommended
Chrishan Davis
Oct 12, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Thor he was trying to lift the hammer but he could not do it.
J.A.
Oct 19, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels
Encompasses Thor: Son of Asgard Vol. 1 and 2.
Angela
Oct 29, 2010 rated it really liked it
Quite fun. Thor as a teenager without his hammer. It's quite a light story but with lots of action. Sif and Baldar are his best friends in this, and it feels like a high school saga set in Asguard.
Amanda
Jul 20, 2015 rated it really liked it
The art on this one was phenomenal.
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